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Revista Brasileira de Otorrinolaringologia

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COSTA, Henrique O. O. et al. Comparative analysis of partial laringectomies with and without tracheostomy. Rev. Bras. Otorrinolaringol. [online]. 2004, vol.70, n.3, pp.340-343. ISSN 0034-7299.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-72992004000300009.

Partial laryngectomy is an alternative in the treatment of laryngeal cancer. This kind of surgery has advantages in quality of life, because it allows procedure without permanent tracheostomy. AIM: Compare results of partial laryngectomies with and without tracheostomy. STUDY DESIGN: Case-control. MATERIAL AND METHOD: Twenty-two patients submitted to partial laryngectomy were analyzed, 11 without tracheostomy and 11 with tracheostomy in the same surgical act. RESULTS: The group of patients without tracheostomy shows advantages in the matter of time of surgery, hospitalization and use of nasoenteral tube. CONCLUSION: The laryngectomy without tracheostomy is an advantageous procedure lowing morbidity and showing no difference in the positivity of lesion bounds.

Keywords : partial laryngectomy; tracheostomy.

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